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Re: How to help? was Re: Serious reservations about FC2 release on 5/18



On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 13:59 -0400, Anthony DeStefano wrote:
> >> Has no one simply tried this?
> >>
> >> For Windows XP, boot from the install CD and enter the Recovery
> >> Console.
> >> Then issue the command:
> >> Code:
> >> bootcfg /rebuild
> >>
> >>
> >> This fixes the bootloader for windows xp. But I do not know if it will
> >> work in this situation.
> >> I cannot test this as I do not have this problem.
> >>
> >>
> >> Law
> >
> > Let me know if it works or not. I hope it helps.
> >
> 
> This does not work.  Something (fdisk or grub) is overwriting information
> that it shouldn't be.  I've looked at it a bit and you can see it in the
> Partition Magic attachment in the bug report.  What's happening is after
> these changes are made on the primary disk (hda), the BIOS is thinking
> that it should be using CHS mode instead of LBA.  Things point more
> towards grub then fdisk; since in my experience it happens even when I
> don't repartition.
> 
> Here's my system:
> 
> Asus A7N8X Deluxe using onboard IDE controller
> 80GB WD drive (hda)
> 17GB Maxtor drive (hdc)
> 
> Some people reported it only happens with large disks (> 120GB), but
> that's not the case here.
> 
> That's as far as I've gotten.  I do want to help all I can, but haven't
> had anytime to dig deep.

I could swear that the cause of this problem was the use of parted in
the install partitioning process... Has this been since declared wrong?

--
JR Boyens
jboyens fooninja org



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